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Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, FL
Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
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Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL...

Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL in the Pine Island Sound. The Inn, built in the 1940's by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart, now houses our famous Restaurant & Dollar Bill Bar and six guest rooms. The rooms in the Inn are all different with old Florida charm - they do not have TVs, phones, or refrigerators. We have seven cottages on the island, ranging from a 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage to 3 bedroom/3 bath waterfront units. All cottages have refrigerators, televisions (no cable) and coffee makers, some units have full kitchens. Our restaurant is open seven days a week and serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. If you want to relax on a beach...we do not have one here. But, Cayo Costa is a close kayak or boat ride away. This is a great retreat to discover "Old Florida", relax with a book, fish from our docks & watch the boats go by.

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Be patient - it's worth it and you're ON VACATION!

Read the other reviews for food. Don't expect fries, and you're good. I want to rate the entirely underrated dock manager. He's got a darned hard job docking hundreds of boats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
MinnesotaWolf
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cheeseburger in paradise!!! It would have been nice if there were fries but that's ok the food was all very good!!! Marcie was our server and she was very nice and attentive! Inside the walls are covered with $1 that people have signed and left there!!!! Inside can get warm but outside seating is the spot to be! Overall the... More 

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Thank Natalie A
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Every dollar that falls from the walls of the Dollar Room are donated to local charities, so thank you for your contribution! Marcie was very glad she helped make your day special. The rest of the staff, here at Cabbage Key, are delighted you had such a good time. Come back soon for Stone Crab Claw Season! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

Read the other reviews for food. Don't expect fries, and you're good. I want to rate the entirely underrated dock manager. He's got a darned hard job docking hundreds of boats (driven by boaters of vastly varied skill) at a dock at a location only accessible BY BOAT. He's fair. Just turn down your stereo and listen. He knows who... More 

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Thank MinnesotaWolf
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We are very pleased you had a great time visiting us at Cabbage Key. Our Dock Masters, Jeff and Kevin, both work very hard, and were extremely happy their service was recognized, remembered, and appreciated. We hope you enjoyed some of the other fabulous side dishes, offered with our meals. Striving for an Old Florida atmosphere is our forte. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a must do. Perfect way to break up a long day of fishing! I make a trip here once a year...going on 18 years now! Be sure to tip your dock master! Thanks Kevin!

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Wow! 18 years as a patron is fantastic and impressive. The folks at Cabbage Key wanted to extend a special thank you for your continued visits. We are always happy when someone makes us a part of their lives. Come back soon for some Stone Crab Claws and a Cabbage Creeper! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Megan rocks! Another great day. Another great Cabbage Creeper. Perfect for kids and grown ups. Living on island time is the way to live.

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We couldn’t agree more. The residents of Cabbage Key specialize in island time! We will be sure to pass on your kind words to Megan, and look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Oconomowoc, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

Great stop off the water. Fun staff including Megan and Debi. Dock master great help getting docked - so easy - and great lunch!! Burgers great! Clam chowder excellent. And the cabbage creeper lives up to its name....creeps up on you. Awesome!!

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Thank kkeener57
cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We are so happy to enjoyed your lunch on Cabbage Key. We will certainly pass on your kind words to Megan and Debi and to the Management Team. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip! More 

Hobe Sound, Florida
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Took the trip from South Seas Island resort to Cabbage Key. The hour long trip was made all the more enjoyable by our mate who gave us a fascinating history lesson on the early years of Sanibel and Captiva. Arriving on Cabbage we took the "nature trail" which unfortunately ended abruptly due to a slight flooding situation due to the... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff at Cabbage Key, we would like to thank you for this wonderful review! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and we appreciate when our guests take the time to write about their experience at Cabbage Key! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Although the food is not very inspired, our waitperson, Megan was great. She's the only reason we weren't disappointed with our meal. She is a bright spark in a mediocre pond.

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Cabbage Key. Megan is a great asset to our Cabbage Key family and we will be sure to pass on your kind comments to the General Manager. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

The over all experience was amazing. The food, the staff and the rooms were all a 5 star experience. There were 2 special people that made us feel like we were Royals. A big Thank you to Rachel and Sarah for making our stay fun and very enjoyable.

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments about Cabbage Key. We will be sure to advise the Management Staff about Rachel and Sarah, they are a great addition to our Cabbage Key Family. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

take a captiva cruise to Cabbage Key and enjoy the boat ride through the sound. once you get there stop into the merch store and get some goodies. head up for lunch and be sure you have a few 1 dollar bills on you! you will have to see it to believe it! enjoy folks... this place is awesome

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your comments with us about your recent visit to Cabbage Key. Our “Dollar Bill Room” was recently featured on the Food Network as one of America’s “Craziest” restaurants. We look forward seeing you again soon! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We celebrated 18yrs marriage during our visit. From the first contact with Rhonda, so helpful making our reservation at the Historical Inn, room with a water view was beautiful! We took our own boat, a 2 hour ride from Cape Coral. Rich the Dock Master, waved us into a slip for 2 nights. He is right there ready to help... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We are very appreciative taking the time to write about your recent visit to Cabbage Key. On behalf of the entire staff at Cabbage Key, we would like to thank you for writing such kind words about your experiences at Cabbage Key. We love hearing about our guests’ experiences and love knowing we have long time Island Friends! I will... More 

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